Born in 1968, Summer Lei received her master degree from the Department of Communication & Technology at the National Chiao Tung University. Specializing in songwriting and film scoring, she has released three albums, including "I am Lei Kwang-hsia," "Secret Words of Time" and "Sounds Not to Forget." She has won several Golden Melody Awards for her poetic music.
She also composed film scores for "Father to Son," "Exit" and "Goodbye South, Goodbye." "Taipei Exchanges," the film she collaborated with director Hsiao Ya-chuan, has won the Best Original Song at the Golden Horse Awards. She continues to be active in the music industry in recent years.
2018 The 20th Taipei Film Awards Best Music "Father to Son"
2010 The 47th Golden Horse Awards Best Original Film Song "Taipei Exchanges"
2018 The 55th Golden Horse Awards Best Original Film Score "Father to Son"
2018 The 55th Golden Horse Awards Best Original Film Song "Father to Son"
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2020 Golden Horse Awards Best New Director, Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Visual Effects, Best Art Direction, Best Original Film Song 2020 Taipei Film Awards Best Narrative Feature, Best Leading Actress, Best Art Direction, Best Sound Effects, Best Visual Effects 2020 International Film Festival Rotterdam - Voices 2020 The 14th Asian Film Awards nominations - Best New Director 2020 The 14th Asian Film Awards winner - Best Visual Effects 2020 Hong Kong Film Awards nominations - Best Asian Chinese Language Film 2020 Porto International Film Festival 2020 Cinemasia Film Festival 2019 Busan International Film Festival - Midnight Passion
2018 Shanghai International Film Festival 2018 Taiwan International Children’s Film Festival - Competition 2017 Kaohsiung Film Festival - World Premiere
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2018 International Film Festival Rotterdam - Official Selection 2018 The 18th Palmas de Gran Canaria International Film Festival - Competition 2018 The 25th Titanic Budapest International Film Festival - Asian Winds 2018 Taipei Film Festival - Opening Film
Awards 2015 Critics Jury Award, Grand Prize of the International Jury, and Netpac Award - Special Mention (Shiang-Chyi Chen) of Vesoul International Film Festival of Asian Cinema 2014 Best Leading Actress (Shiang-Chyi Chen) of the 51st Golden Horse Awards 2014 Best Narrative Feature and Best Leading Actress of Taipei Film Awards
2010 Taipei Film Festival-Best Music, Audience´s Choice Award
2010 47th Golden Horse Awards-Best Original Film Song
Awards 2006 Formosa Filmmaker Award, Best Editing, and Best Original Film Score of the 43rd Golden Horse Awards 2003 Grand Prize of Excellent Screenplay Award 2006 Grand Prize and Audience Choice Awards of Taipei Film Awards 2007 Best Film and Best Director of the 1ST Taiwan New Movie Awards 2007 The 1st Taiwan New Movie Awards (of the Directors Guild of Taiwan) Festivals 2007 Los Angeles Asia Pacific Film Festival 2006 Venice International Film Critics' Week 2006 Competition of the Athens International Film Festival 2006 Dragons and Tigers of the Vancouver Film Festival 2006 A Window on Asian Cinema of the Busan International Film Festival 2006 Winds of Asia of the Tokyo International Film Festival